Jesse Rivas

What is the Crucial Question on the Bottom Layer of Your Book Idea?

What is the Crucial Question on the Bottom Layer of Your Book Idea? by Barb Roose As a literary agent, this is one of the main questions I hope an author answers when he or she pitches a nonfiction project to me. Felt-needs topics like parenting, marriage, racial injustice, anxiety, trauma, or wellness are broad topics, like a giant chocolate …

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How to Break that Block

How to Break That Block by Jaime Jo Wright Are you stuck? That whole writer’s block thing got you sucking down pots of coffee and you still got nothin’? Here’s a brief tip on how to break that block: Start something new. I know. That sounds counterproductive, but let’s think about it for a few seconds. One of the reasons we …

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March/April Prayer Time

March/April Prayer Time Written by Barbara Rice Prayer Team Member “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness …

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March/April 2022 Member News

March/April Member News Julie Bonn Blank was recently notified that her book Innocent Lives won a Bookfest award. Gail Denham has had poems published in numerous publications over the last several months, including Poetic Voices (Pennsylvania), Swallow’s Nest (OCW), Sandcutters (Arizona), Well Versed, Lone Star, Emergence (Wyoming), and Quill & Parchment. And she has placed in several state competitions, including …

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Spark Your Writing Creativity: Think of Someone Who Needs a Word of Hope

Spark Your Writing Creativity: Think of Someone Who Needs a Word of Hope by Tricia Goyer Why are you writing? Usually, it’s because you feel called to share a message or a story. When I sit down to write, I often envision a person who needs advice or a word of hope, and I write as if I’m writing just …

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